Police, US Marshals arrest 19-year-old for December murder in Durham

Durham County News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – Durham police and a U.S. Marshals fugitive task force arrested a 19-year-old on Thursday in connection with a deadly shooting in December, a news release said.

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Officers responded to the shooting on Dec. 19, 2020 just before 11 a.m. They arrived at the scene along the 3000 block of Fayetteville street to find 20-year-old Alexander Keith Hairston, of Garner, dead.

On Thursday, officers and U.S. Marshals arrested Jonathan Winfred High Jr., 19, of Durham. He was charged with murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon, and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon. He was also charged with a probation violation.

High is being held at the Durham County Jail on no bond.

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